Senior Commercial Underwriter – West Yorkshire – Salary £35,000 to £45,000 + Excellent benefits

Senior Commercial Underwriter – West Yorkshire – Salary £35,000 to £45,000 + Excellent benefits

Role Purpose:

Core Responsibilities –

  • Operates from the most appropriate location to meet business needs in line with Customer demand and Beyond 2020 strategy ie: Branch, Broker location.
  • Acts as the technical expert within the team, responsible for underwriting profitable business whilst operating within agreed Empowerment and Authority levels.
  • Builds and maintains strong and effective relationships with internal stakeholders including TC, CCU, Claims to support Branch trading and optimise profitability.
  • Acts as a role model, coaching and mentoring to drive a dynamic and solution focused culture that  celebrates success and learns quickly from mistakes, producing continued capability improvements that deliver against Business Goals.
  • Drives own development to enhance individual and team performance.
  • Aligned to a panel of Customers/Brokers to proactively develop the Commercial Lines business.
  • Understands and acts on the demand into the team, proactively identifying ways to improve the system.
  • Proactively understands the Customer and their needs and provides the right solution, putting the Customer at the heart of everything we do.
  • Pulls on the right people to deliver best Customer outcome.
  • Develops an expertise where necessary to meet Customer demand, including identifying and proposing changes to Policy Wordings and Underwriting Guidelines.
  • Makes the right underwriting decisions , reflecting our strategy and the needs of our Customers/Brokers.
  • Effectively promotes the company’s strategy, propositions and key differentiators to leverage Commercial opportunities.